POA Circulars

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 28th June 2023 for your information.

Following the adoption of the above motions, members may apply for 10, 15, 20, and 30-years membership badges providing the criteria is met as set out on the attached pro-forma.

In respect of POA Circular 039/23 please disregard that Circular as it will now be replaced with this one due to an error that we have since discovered.

Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 14th June 2023 for your information.

The POA is constantly campaigning to raise awareness of violence in the Criminal Justice Sector.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 31st May 2023 for your information.

The Retained EU Law Bill returns to the House of Commons on Monday 12th June 2023. The Retained EU Law Bill being considered by Parliament threatens key rights such as holiday pay, rest breaks and protection from discrimination.

The Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993 require us to provide the membership with certain information about our accounts and finances.

Please find attached NEC minutes for the 17th May 2023 for your information.

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.